Telford, PA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Telford, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Telford had a population of 4,922 as of July 1, 2015. Telford ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Telford is located at latitude 40.3259 and longitude -75.3279 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Telford (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 440 feet.

The Borough of Telford (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Telford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Telford, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 4,922
Population in Households 4,800
Population in Familes 3,726
Population in Group Qrtrs 122
Population Density1 4,813
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 2,052
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,214
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,100 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 952 (43.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 134 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $259,476
Average Home Value $278,705


Median Household Income $57,714
Average Household Income $69,828
Per Capita Income $29,249
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.27%
Households 0.13% 0.18%
Families 0.06% 0.16%
Median Household Income   4.1%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Telford, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Telford to the other 1,764 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 260 85th
Population Density1 # 159 91st
Diversity Index2 # 162 91st
Median Household Income # 502 72nd
Per Capita Income # 433 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Pennsylvania Census Data Comparison Tool.